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IBA - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

215 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 215
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 6
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 01-06-2011)
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

drdiesel9483, Feb 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

timoteo833, Feb 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

NicholasOfMKE, Feb 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

SCZ, Feb 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

BoJengs, Feb 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Los1324, Feb 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

civicm87, Feb 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

DrunkinYogi, Feb 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

gwiedman1, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Localdrinklax, Jan 22, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a cola brown color capped by a a full inch of foam; nice retention and attractive lacing

Smell: Floral, minty and citrusy, with undertones of pumpernickel

Taste: Pumpernickel and a hint of caramel make up the malt bill, with the minty and citrusy hops building through the middle; nicely balanced through the finish, although it does lean toward the hops in the aftertaste

Mouthfeel: Light to moderate body with moderate carbonation

Overall: This is a very easy drinking ABA, with a very nice flavor profile; could be a bit bigger and would love to see Lakefront brew an imperial version of this beer

brentk56, Jan 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Kevin79, Jan 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Vlaminck, Jan 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

sparx1100, Jan 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

eawolff99, Dec 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

djrn2, Dec 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

DerekQXQX, Dec 25, 2013
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4.43/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 12/05/13:

Pours very dark brown to black with a tan, lasting head. Lacing sticks.

The smell is of citrus, pine, chocolate and hint of anise.

The taste is of citrus, pine, sweet chocolate, anise and a touch of roasted coffee in the finish. Hoppy and dark malty.

It is full-bodied and very smooth. Carbonation level is just right to help with a creamy texture.

Complex, rich and delicious! I've found that sometimes there's a clash between hop bitterness and roast here - not with this one, though both are present. Great choice of hops and malts here! Very well-done! Great example of the style!

jwc215, Dec 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

instinct2, Dec 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

TubbyDullard, Nov 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

fatboy91, Nov 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

thinwhiteduke, Nov 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown with an off-white head.
Nose shows roasted malt, caramel and soft pine. The caramel note is lovely.
Similarly malty flavours in terms of more sweet caramel with a little roast later. Some spicy and piny hops but quite light on for and IBA.
Nice moderate carbonation and body.

CrazyDavros, Nov 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

fredmugs, Oct 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

thegerm87, Oct 27, 2013
IBA from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.